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CIA whistleblower sentenced to 3.5 yrs in prison

CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling

A former CIA officer has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions, a sentence that was received with a measure of relief from his legal team and paled in comparison to the decades-long term that had been …

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Whistleblower who revealed CIA torture sentenced to prison

John Kiriakou CIA

Former CIA agent John Kiriakou pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to crimes related to blowing the whistle on the US government’s torture of suspected terrorists and was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. The Wall Street Journal reports that Kiriakou, 48, agreed to admit to one count of disclosing information identifying …

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